Maps of the Southern Appalachian Region

Maps, Atlases, Gazetteers, and other Geographic Materials


City Lights Bookstore is a USGS Business Partner


We stock all of the 1:24K, 7.5-minute quadrangle maps for the areas in and immediately surrounding Jackson County, North Carolina. These maps are printed on 22x27 inch paper sheets by the United States Geological Survey. With a 40-foot contour interval, they provide detailed information about the landscape. These are useful tools for hikers, hunters, horseback riders, bicyclists, researchers, genealogists, and property owners. We also carry the folded 1:100K, 30X60 minute maps which cover the southern mountains of western North Carolina, as well as the relevant folded/waterproof maps in the Trails Illustrated series from National Geographic. We are able to obtain maps and charts as well as travelogues and guides for virtually any piece of land or sea on the planet so, before your next trip let us help you get the facts.


SKU: NI 17-1

What a topographically interesting region we live in!

Burt's updated map of Panthertown will serve you well as a guide to this exquisite area. Seek more information before tackling Bonus Defeat and the Tuckaseigee River Gorge.

North Carolina Atlas & Gazetteer: De05 Cover Image
ISBN: 9780899334455
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Delorme Mapping Company - November 1st, 2016

Keep a copy in your vehicle and explore the great state of North Carolina with a new confidence. Includes Forest Service roads, topo lines and shaded relief.

The North Carolina Gazetteer, 2nd Ed: A Dictionary of Tar Heel Places and Their History Cover Image
ISBN: 9780807871386
Availability: No new copies on our shelves but maybe in used, now or arriving soon. Ask us.
Published: University of North Carolina Press - June 15th, 2010

The North Carolina Atlas: Portrait for a New Century Cover Image
By Doug Orr (Editor), Alfred W. Stuart (Editor)
ISBN: 9780807825075
Availability: No new copies on our shelves but maybe in used, now or arriving soon. Ask us.
Published: University of North Carolina Press - March 27th, 2000

Atlas of the World Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780190843625
Availability: Out of Print: used copies probably available. Ask us.
Published: Oxford University Press, USA - November 1st, 2017

Holiday Catalog

There's a great variety of gift ideas in our Holiday Catalog... something for everyone on your list. Buy a book featured in our catalog and take 40% off on any other in-stock book of equal or lesser value.

We also have locally made items that would make great gifts! Jewelry from our very own Sara Hatton, handcrafted pens by Joshua Wilkey, and fine walking sticks by Steve Allen. Our holiday cards are also in stock and we do free gift wrapping!

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